National Volunteer Week

A new report reveals volunteers are essential to Australia’s crisis resilience. The Volunteering Australia research examines the volume and breadth of volunteers playing crucial roles in communities during natural disasters and COVID-19 outbreaks. This resilient and skilled workforce includes over 200,000 volunteers in fire services organisations and around 25,000 volunteers in State and Territory Emergency Service . A further 200,000 volunteers are engaged in over 1,000 …

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Who let the boats out !

Last weekend the NSW State Emergency Service undertook their annual “Who Let The Boats Out” operation, consisting of SES units from across the state launching their flood boats into their local waterways in the name of professional development. The operation which makes headlines each year consists of the SES teaming up with other emergency services …

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